7:00PM on Tuesday, October 17, 2023
St. Michael the Archangel's 13th Annual 'Why Be Catholic?' Series
St. Michael the Archangel Parish
11441 Hubbard Road, Livonia

St. Michael the Archangel Parish of Livonia will launch Season 13 of its popular, long-running series of conversion and reversion stories with an outstanding roster of new speakers.

Kicking off the 2023-24 schedule on Tuesday, October 17th, at 7 PM in the school cafeteria, will be CARY DABNEY, professor of Theology at Cleary University in N. Canton, Ohio and Director of Ministry to African American Catholics for the Diocese of Cleveland. Dabney was raised in a traditional Jehovah’s Witness family and brings a distinctive new dimension to conversion stories shared to date. His unique journey to practicing Catholic husband, father, and professor is one you won’t want to miss.

On January 15th, 2024, the second speaker will be Peter Herbeck, Vice President and Director of Missions for Renewal Ministries, who has been actively involved in Catholic evangelization and renewal throughout the U.S., Canada, Africa, and Eastern Europe. He is also the co-host of the weekly television programs, “The Choices We Face” and “Crossing the Goal” and host of the daily radio broadcast “Fire On the Earth”.

Father Edward Fride, pastor of Christ the King Catholic Church in Ann Arbor, former atheist and Congregational Fundamentalist, will highlight the third installment of Why Be Catholic’s 13th season on April 16th, 2024, sharing his multi-faceted journey into the fullness of the Catholic faith, priesthood, and Charismatic movement.

All presentations are held at 7 PM in the St. Michael the Archangel School cafeteria, 11441 Hubbard Rd., just south of Plymouth Rd., between Farmington and Merriman Roads in Livonia, and are open to the public, at no cost and without reservation. For further information, please feel free to contact the parish office at 734-261-1455, ext. 200.